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Our story summarizes new research that should interest city officials, particularly those in coastal communities subject to frequent damaging storms. In addition to explaining why wetlands are useful in disaster situations—and this is a key takeaway...
Article - 11/17/2016
Active Region(s): Main, North America
Category: Built environment, Water and wastewater, Policy and leadership
Under the AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) plan, the Madhya Pradesh government has proposed to improve basic infrastructure relating to water supply and sewerage network services besides storm water drainage, urban...
Article - 11/05/2015
Active Region(s): India
Category: Built environment, Economic development, Waste management, Water and wastewater, Policy and leadership
Every year since 2010 the Natural Resources Defense Council, a Council Advisor, has captured the year's climate change impacts in a short video. And each year, NRDC Executive Director Peter Lehner notes on his blog, it becomes more daunting to...
Article - 05/07/2014
Active Region(s): Main
Category: Built environment, Economic development, Water and wastewater, Policy and leadership
"A crisis is a terrible thing to waste" goes the old joke. So is an earthquake. “The rebuilding of Christchurch following the 2011 earthquakes presents an extraordinary opportunity to fit the city with sensors and hardware, to collect data that will...
Article - 09/11/2013
Active Region(s): Main, Australia - New Zealand, North America
Category: Built environment, Health and human services, Water and wastewater, Citizen engagement, Instrumentation and control, Policy and leadership